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Huge blaze at Lincolnshire hall confirmed as arson

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed that a large fire last night at the derelict Beech Grove Hall in Manby was started deliberately.

Fire crews from across the county including Louth, North Somercotes, Alford, Mabletherpe, Spilsby, Horncastle, Market Rasen and Lincoln have been in attendance since the call came through on Sunday evening at around 7pm.

The fire service confirmed that there had been severe damage by fire to the three story derelict building on Park Lane.

Photo: Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: “The call came in at 6.58pm after a fire was detected at Park Lane, Manby.

“Eight appliances attended the incident plus an aerial ladder platform. It was a three-storey derelict building which was well alight.

“The fire was extinguished using six main jets and one aerial ladder.

“There are no reports of any injuries and the cause was deliberate.”

Lincolnshire Police have said that they are currently investigating and are keen to hear from anyone with information. If you do have any more information about the incident, please contact the police quoting incident number 334 of 30 September.